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Buffalo River State Park Floating along the river... © Richard C. Davis
Rent a canoe and spend the day floating beneath the majestic bluffs along the river.
Arkansas's Central Region Parks

4
State Parks
4
State Wildlife Management Areas
1
National Park
1
reservoir
1
State Fish Hatchery
Parks in this region are near these Arkansas Cities (click city name to see parks within 25 miles)
CONWAY
HOT SPRINGS NATIONAL PARK
JACKSONVILLE
SEARCY
CABOT
LITTLE ROCK
SHERWOOD
BENTON
MALVERN
NORTH LITTLE ROCK
MAUMELLE
GREENBRIER
HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE
Bell Slough State Wildlife Management Area
Bell Slough Wildlife Management Area is a 2,040-acre tract of land located 18 miles north of Little Rock near Mayflower, AR. A slough pronounced slew implies an area of slow moving water such as a wetland, swamp, or inlet of a river. This management area offers a 2.25-mile interpretive trail that meanders ........more >
Hogan State Fish Hatchery
One of the United States' largest fish hatcheries, it includes the hatchery's 56 ponds that produce nearly 4 million fish each year. The Joe Hogan State Fish Hatchery produces catfish, largemouth bass, bream, crappie, striped bass and hybrid striped bass. Tours are available to the public........more >
Hot Springs National Park
Congress established Hot Springs Reservation on April 20, 1832 to protect hot springs flowing from the southwestern slope of Hot Springs Mountain. This makes it the oldest park currently in the National Park System--40 years older than Yellowstone National Park. People have used the hot spring water ........more >
Lake Catherine State Park
Nestled in the natural beauty of the Ouachita Mountains on 1,940-acre Lake Catherine, one of the five popular Diamond Lakes in the Hot Springs area, Lake Catherine State Park features CCC/Rustic Style facilities constructed of native stone and wood by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s. Situated ........more >
Lake Ouachita State Park
Surrounded by the Ouachita National Forest, Lake Ouachita is known for its scenic natural beauty and the clarity of its waters. These pristine waters form the largest manmade lake within Arkansas's borders. Named one of the cleanest lakes in America, 40,000-acre Lake Ouachita is a water sports mecca ........more >
Petit Jean State Park
The natural beauty of Petit Jean Mountain inspired the creation of Arkansas's state parks system when Petit Jean State Park was established in 1923. Petit Jean State Park mirrors the mountain's rugged beauty with its rustic, native log and stone facilities constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps ........more >
Petit Jean State Park Lake
In the spring of 1864, three Civil War battles took place in south central Arkansas that were part of the Union Army's Red River Campaign. Arkansas's three state historic parks that commemorate these battles--Poison Spring, Marks' Mills and Jenkins' Ferry--are part of the Red River Campaign National Historic Landmark.........more >
Toltec Mounds State Park
Arkansas's tallest remaining, prehistoric Native American mounds are preserved at this National Historic Landmark site near Little Rock. The mounds and an earthen embankment are the remains of a large ceremonial and governmental complex that was inhabited here from A.D. 600 to 1050. Managed by Arkansas ........more >
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